Five Myths About Emperor Hirohito
By Francis Pike
He wasn’t forced into war. He wasn’t a peace-loving scientist. He knew about the Rape of Nanking — and more.
Francis Pike is a historian, journalist and specialist in Asian economics, politics and history. He is the author of Empires at War: A Short History of Modern Asia Since World War II (2009). His latest book is Hirohito’s War: The Pacific War, 1941-1945 (Bloomsbury Academic, 2015).
July 26, 2015 at 12:55PM
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